29th December, 2018
"These are the films I can’t stop thinking about." Rob takes a timeout from his short film addiction to run through his top ten features of 2018.
2nd November, 2018
Guy Soulsby joins us to explain how an obsession with the book of Revelation led him to create a tale of good versus evil set on the Yorkshire Dales.
Animation, Film Festival
30th October, 2018
RCA graduate Dan Castro joins us to discuss how "a bit of a mini-breakdown" led him to create his relatable animated short 'Herman Brown is Feeling Down'.
Animation, Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action
26th October, 2018
From a city tour through an Online-Shooter to a powerful narrative set inside a lingerie fitting room - these are the best short films of LFF 2018.
15th October, 2018
Finally! Directors Notes is now open for submissions. Send us your films (short or feature length) and we vow to get back to you within 7-days.
Film Festival, Live Action
London-based writer/director Charlotte Regan joins us to discuss how the parental relationships of friends & family inspired her LFF short 'Dodgy Dave'.
12th October, 2018
Director Rob Savage joins us to discuss working with Alice Lowe and staying one step ahead of his audience with Micro-Horror 'Salt'.
11th October, 2018
Filmmaker Chris Shepherd returns to Directors Notes to discuss the inspiration & process behind his topical animated short 'Brexicuted'.
Animation, Film Festival, Live Action
27th September, 2018
NFTS graduate Sam Gainsborough joins us to discuss how he used about "half a tonne of plasticine" in his inventive grad film 'Facing It'.
23rd July, 2018
Filmmaker Joseph Wallace joins us for a third time to discuss his kaleidoscopic cut-out animation for Parker Bossley track 'Chemicals'.
20th June, 2018
Moth Studio returns to DN to discuss creating colour schemes for internal organs in their poetic, conceptual music video for Sigrid track 'Focus'
11th June, 2018
"I knew I needed strong actors to do it justice" - Alan Friel discusses casting Maxine Peake & Letitia Wright in his stark short 'Cake'.
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